British Academy Review, No. 29, January 2017

12 Jan 2017
56

Academic books: A special issue


Includes:
Richard J Evans on Europe’s century of power
Steve Smith and Catherine Merridale on writing the Russian Revolution
David Hand on how his new book measures up
Twelve months of influential and prize-winning books
So what does the future hold for the academic book?


You may download the whole issue, or click on the links below for individual articles.



Mary Morgan · Editorial


THE ACADEMIC BOOK OF THE FUTURE: Understanding the state of the debate
Marilyn Deegan · Reflections on the ‘Academic Book of the Future’ project
Kathryn Sutherland · How should we read a monograph?
Christina Kamposiori · Five librarians discuss the future of the academic book


TALKING BOOKS: Fellows of the British Academy in conversation
David Hand · Measuring sticks
Richard J Evans in conversation with Ruth Harris · Pursuing power in Europe, 1815–1914
Steve Smith · A long look at the Russian Revolution


REMEMBERING
Robin Osborne · The impact of Moses Finley


HEARING VOICES: A guide to good listening from the British Academy
Lessons for extraordinary times
Catherine Merridale · On Lenin’s trail


AND THE WINNERS ARE...: Who has won British Academy prizes?
Books that won British Academy prizes in 2016
Carole Hillenbrand · A new introduction to Islam


GLOBAL INSIGHTS: Understanding the world we live in
David Logan · Turkey and the West: Whatever went wrong?


EMERGING PERSPECTIVES: Writing by British Academy-supported early career scholars
The book that has influenced me most in the last 12 months
Nicola Wilson · Broadbrows and book clubs


RESEARCH RESOURCES: Publications from British Academy Research Projects
Projecting the medieval


FROM THE ARCHIVE: Curiosities from the basement
Burnt books: The British Academy and the restoration of two academic libraries


POLICY BRIEFING: Reports helping to shape policy debates
Jamiesha Majevadia · Where We Live Now: An approach to policy and growth that is centred on place



WEB SUPPLEMENT for Academic Book Week 2017
Amartya Sen in conversation with Nicholas Stern about his career and published works, including his new book, Collective Choice and Social Welfare: Expanded Edition



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